IT leadership skills

Audience: All
Technical Level: Suits not required

A good technology officer must make the institution more efficient and meet the expectations of community members and related parties through the adoption and intelligent use of technology. This session discusses what the technology officer must be, have, and do to succeed. It is geared to current and aspiring IT officers, library directors and deans supervising the technology function, and librarians, faculty, and staff members interacting with the technology officer. The speaker will draw from the experience of well-known technology officers and industry publications to paint an accurate portrait of a successful technology officer.

MP3: MolinaLR4Fr1030.mp3

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Pablo G Molina
Georgetown University Law Center

About Elmer Masters

Elmer R. Masters is the Director of Technology at the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction ( where he works on interesting projects involving technology and legal education like eLangdell, Classcaster, Lawbooks, QuizWright, and the CALI website. He has nearly 25 years of experience building tech tools for legal education and systems for accessing law and legal materials on the Internet. He is the admin of the Teknoids mailing list ( and has been blogging about legal education, law, and technology for over 15 years ( He has a JD from Syracuse University College of Law and was employed by Syracuse, Cornell Law School, and Emory University School of Law before joining CALI in 2003. Elmer has presented at the CALI Conference for Law School Computing (where he organizes the program), the AALL and AALS Annual Meetings, Law Via The Internet, and other conferences, symposia, and workshops on topics ranging from IT management in law schools to building open access court reporting systems to information architecture design and implementation in law.
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